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Articles from the July 20, 2022 edition

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 By Staff report    News    July 20, 2022

Tucumcari municipal judge to resign

Tucumcari’s municipal judge is resigning this week less than a year after he won a contested November election for the post. Christopher Maestas, 78, last week submitted a letter of resignation,...

 
 By Ron Warnick    News    July 20, 2022

Clayton official hired as San Jon superintendent

San Jon Municipal Schools has a new superintendent coming from Clayton who has a lengthy administrative history at school districts in Texas. San Jon school board president Frank Gibson said Monday...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 20, 2022

33 cases, 3 deaths reported in county

Quay County continued to see elevated case numbers of COVID-19, with another 33 cases and three deaths confirmed by the state last week. That compares to the 28 cases and no deaths during the...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 20, 2022

City discusses options for pay raises

Two city officials during a work session Thursday for the fiscal-year 2023 budget outlined plans to give substantial raises to employees to lessen the city’s competitive disadvantage with other...

 

The bigger role of doorkeeping

My last article earlier this month ended with a statement that being a doorkeeper in the Lord’s house was a great area of service for new Christians of almost any age because anyone can do the...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 20, 2022

Altrusa announces scholarship winners

The Tucumcari chapter of Altrusa International announced its annual scholarships given to one student from each of the school districts and one community college in Quay County. Each of the students...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 20, 2022

Logan schools chief receives two-year deal

The Logan Municipal Schools board of education last week approved a new, two-year contract with its superintendent. Dennis Roch’s pact runs through June 30, 2024, with an annual salary of $125,000,...

 

Pages past - July 20

On this date ... 1972: A severe storm hit the Logan and Ute Lake areas. At least eight boats on the lake were sunk, and 20 to 25 boats were damaged in the north dock area. The dock also sustained...

 

Calendar - July 20

Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. • July 29-30 — Quay County 4-H Rodeo. Events start each day at 5 p.m. at the Quay County Fairgrounds arena in Tucumcari. Concessions wi...

 

Menus - July 20

The Tucumcari Senior Center and Logan Senior Center also offer grab-and-go meals to those who qualify. Those interested should call the Tucumcari facility at 575-461-2307 or the Logan facility at...

 

Hard to reach education goal without roadmap

A 50% increase in K-12 English language arts and math achievement by the 2025-26 school year might seem aspirational, until you realize where New Mexico is starting from. At last count, prepandemic,...

 

Libertarians aren't on right or left

No one really understands anyone else, so it’s no surprise that non-libertarians don’t understand libertarians. When I first started writing on the topic of libertarianism, I ran across a blog pos...

 
 By Tom McDonald    Opinion    July 20, 2022

Only more horror stories coming

Now that a 27-year-old man’s confession has substantiated a doctor’s story that a 10-year-old girl was raped, got pregnant and had to go out of state to get an abortion, you’d have a heart of st...

 

Police blotter - July 20

These calls were made to the Tucumcari-Quay Regional Emergency Communications Center from July 4 to July 17: July 4 — 12:17 a.m.: Fight in 400 block of Cheyenne Road, Logan. — 7:56 a.m.:...

 

Jail log - July 20

These individuals were booked into the Quay County Detention Center from July 8 to July 17: — Pedro Borquez, 60, Tucumcari, violation of restraining order prohibiting domestic violence. — Manuel...

 

Team effort goes into capturing bear

SILVER CITY - On the morning of July 14, New Mexico Department of Game and Fish officers worked with area law enforcement agencies to capture and relo...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 20, 2022

County releases infrastructure draft plan

The Quay County Commission last week unveiled its annual draft of infrastructure and capital improvement plan, with reconstruction of Quay Road 63 near Tucumcari its top priority. The plan...

 

4 killed in helicopter crash

A high-ranking Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office official and three other first responders battling a small wildfire in northern New Mexico were all...

 
 By Staff report    News    July 20, 2022

Man pleads no contest to resisting arrest, other charges

A Tucumcari man pleaded no contest to three charges in an incident a year ago where a city police officer was captured on video picking up and slamming the suspect to the ground as he resisted arrest...

 

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